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Verona International Piano Competition


The competition is open to pianists of all nationalities who are under 36 years of age
From Thu 7 Oct '21

A Sun 10 Oct '21

Entries end 31 Jul '21


The Verona Piano Competition has established itself as a point of reference in the panorama of international piano prizes. Official member of the Alink-Argerich Foundation since 2012, today he has prestigious collaborations with Italian and international music institutions.
He awarded young pianists who have entered international concert circuits such as Elizaveta Ivanova - Russia (2012), Mamikon Nakhapetov - Georgia (2013), Yoonhee Yang - South Korea (2014), Evgeny Brakhman - Russia (2015), Jin-Hyeon Lee - South Korea (2016), Florian Mitrea - Romania (2016), Vasyl Kotys - Ukraine (2017) and Xiaolu Zang - China (2019).
To date, over 700 young pianists from more than thirty different nations have chosen Verona as the stage of their artistic career.
The judging commissions, which in past editions have been chaired by Roberto Cappello (Italy), Leslie Howard (Australia-UK), Francois-Joël Thiollier (France), Boris Bloch (Ukraine) and Daniel Rivera (Argentina-Italy).
This year's Jury is made up of Jean-François Antonioli, President (Switzerland), Roberto Pegoraro, artistic director (Italy), Edith Murano (Argentina), Salvatore Spanò (Italy), Edoardo Strabbioli (Italy).
Prizes: First Prize “City of Verona” € 7,000
Second Prize € 2,500
Third Prize € 1,500
Two special prizes will also be awarded:
Best female talent award 'Laura Scaratti' € 1.000
'Enrico Paganuzzi' Jury Prize € 500
Verona International Piano Competition

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Organized by the Liszt Music Association 2011, from an idea of the Veronese pianist Roberto Pegoraro, the Competition sees the light thanks to the active and decisive support of the late Aldo Ciccolini, honorary president.


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